Coaching Staff

Ric Suggitt
Head Coach

Residence: Chula Vista, CA
College: Concordia College/University of Alberta

Head Coach of USA Rugby Women's Eagles Sevens since: January 2010

Previous USA Rugby coaching positions: none

Total years of coaching experience: 20+

Other coaching positions: Canadian Men’s 15s, Canadian Men’s 7s, Canadian Women’s 15s, Canadian Women’s U-23 15s; Clansmen Rugby Club; University of Victoria; Caribs Rugby Club – Trinidad and Tobago

Coaching career highlights, records, honors, certifications, etc.: Holds a NCCP Level 4/5 Certification, the highest coaching certification in Canada

Personal: Ric and his wife, Jennifer, have three children: Rhyannon, Gabrielle, and Everett

Jared Siegmund
Strength and Conditioning Coach

College:
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Bachelor of Science - May 2010
Major: Physical Education (Health Promotion and Wellness)

University of Minnesota Minneapolis
Master of Education - December 2011
Major: Kinesiology (Exercise Science)

Women's Eagles Sevens Strength and Conditioning Coach since: June 2012

Other coaching positions: United States Olympic Committee Strength and Conditioning Coach, University of Minnesota Minneapolis Strength and Conditioning Graduate Coach, University of Wisconsin-Platteville Strength and Conditioning Coach (Football & Women’s Basketball)

Certifications:

  • CPR
  • First Aid
  • CSCS
  • USA Weightlifting

Nicole Titmas M.Ed, A.T.C.
Head Athletic Trainer

College:
University of Rhode Island
Bachelor of Science - August 2004
Major: Human Science and Services

Plymouth State University
Masters of Education - May 2006
Major: Athletic Training

USA Rugby experience: Women’s Eagles Sevens (Summer 2008 - present), Men’s Eagles Sevens (June 2012 - January 2013), Men’s Eagles (Summer 2007 - 2011)

Other athletic training experience: USOC Olympic Training Center coverage (BMX Supercross World Cup, USA U20 Women’s Soccer camps, USA Men’s Field Hockey, USA U19 Women’s Field Hockey camps, etc.)

Certifications:

  • Board of Certification (NATABOC)
  • IRB Medical Educator
  • Kinesio Taping Association (K1- K3- CKTP)
  • Graston Technique
  • Myofascial Decompression Technique
  • American Red Cross - CPR for the Professional Rescuer / AED